Implementation of the outcome of the United Nations Conference on Human Settlements (Habitat II) and strengthening of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly
TitleImplementation of the outcome of the United Nations Conference on Human Settlements (Habitat II) and strengthening of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly
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Welcomes the efforts of UN-Habitat in the continued implementation of its medium-term strategic and institutional plan for the period 2008-2013, and encourages Governments in a position to do so, and other stakeholders, to contribute to UN-Habitat so as to further strengthen its efforts in institutional reform and the pursuit of management excellence; stresses the need for Member States, taking into consideration, inter alia, the current global crisis, to assess the adequacy of their respective housing and related infrastructure policies to meet the needs of their growing urban populations and, in particular, the needs of the poor and other vulnerable groups, and requests UN-Habitat to assist Governments upon request in this regard; requests the Secretary-General to keep the resource needs of UN-Habitat under review so as to enhance its effectiveness in supporting national policies, strategies and plans for attaining the poverty eradication, gender equality, water and sanitation and slum upgrading targets of the UN Millennium Declaration, the Johannesburg Plan of Implementation and the 2005 World Summit Outcome; emphasizes the importance of the Nairobi headquarters location of UN Habitat, and requests the Secretary-General to keep the resource needs of UN Habitat and the UN Office at Nairobi under review so as to permit the delivery, in an effective manner, of necessary services to UN-Habitat and the other UN organs and organizations in Nairobi; takes note of the recommendation made by the Governing Council of UN-Habitat in its resolution 22/1 of 3 Apr. 2009 and, having considered the question of convening in 2016 a 3rd UN conference on housing and sustainable urban development (Habitat III), requests the Secretary-General to prepare a report on this question, in collaboration with the Governing Council, for consideration by the General Assembly at its 66th session.